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Robert Gibson BLACKWOOD

Regimental number7171
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
AddressRescor Street, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Miss J Bacton, 91 Hanover Street, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date20 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*This is the second entry first did not match

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